On Tuesday, Feb. 5, IHOP restaurants will invite guests to enjoy a free short stack of pancakes for donations to benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. It will be IHOP’s eighth annual National Pancake Day.
National Pancake Day is IHOP’s largest philanthropic event of the year. More than 1,500 IHOP restaurants across the country will participate by offering guests IHOP’s signature buttermilk pancakes from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Guests can then make a voluntary contribution to benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital. One hundred percent of the donations stay local and help purchase vital medical equipment that provide life-saving procedures for more than 100,000 sick and injured children treated at Beaumont each year.
There are 10 participating locations in Southeast Michigan including: Bloomfield Hills, Brighton, Dearborn Heights, Detroit, Livonia, Roseville, Royal Oak, Sterling Heights, Woodhaven and Ypsilanti.
“IHOP has been a strong partner of Beaumont Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network for the past several years,” says Matthew Romkey, associate director Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Beaumont Health System. “Their efforts, along with those of their customers, make National Pancake Day very special for the children and families of Beaumont Children’s Hospital.”
Romkey adds that guests visiting participating IHOP restaurants between now and National Pancake Day will have the option to purchase CMN “Miracle Balloons” for $1 and $5 each. All of the proceeds from balloon sales are also designated for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. IHOP patrons buying $5 miracle balloons will receive a $5 discount coupon that can be credited toward their next IHOP visit.
For more information on National Pancake Day, or to learn about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and make an online donation, visitwww.ihoppancakeday.com.